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John Fraser Frew

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Free - Friar (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Fraser AWMM
  • Surname
    Frew AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John Fraser Frew AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10334 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 September 1895 AWMM OamaruOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 10 January 1916 AWMM Ohaupo Post-office, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elizabeth Frew (mother), Ohaupo Post-office, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10334 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 10 January 1916 AWMM Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand November 1917 AWMM
    • Died after Discharge from Wounds Inflicted or Disease Contracted while on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM
      Death due to war service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Youngest son of John and Elizabeth Frew. Husband of Elsie Frew.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains a diary (MS 2005/21) kept by John Alfred Monstedt (24030), Auckland Infantry Regiment, that mentions Frew along with 10 other men who were part of No. 3 Auckland Gun Team, 2nd NZ Machine Gun Company.

    Listed at Archives New Zealand as John Frazer Frew. AWMM

Death

About death

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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • HMNZT 52.The bugle call of the 12th NZ Reinforcements : being the souvenir number of The Mokoia chronicle.(1916). On board ship: Published on board H.M.N.Z. Transport no. 52 "S.S. Mokoia". AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      31: 8 AWMM
    • HMNZT 52.The bugle call of the 12th NZ Reinforcements : being the souvenir number of The Mokoia chronicle.(1916). On board ship: Published on board H.M.N.Z. Transport no. 52 "S.S. Mokoia". AWMM
      Jonas, Lee. Papers relating to the Monstedt family, 1902 - 1999. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2005/21. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
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